Synonyms for mourning

Synonyms for (noun) mourning

Synonyms: lamentation, mourning

Definition: the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity


Similar words: expression, manifestation, reflection, reflexion

Definition: expression without words

Usage: tears are an expression of grief; the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition


Synonyms: mourning, bereavement

Definition: state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one

Similar words: sorrow, sorrowfulness, sadness

Definition: the state of being sad

Usage: she tired of his perpetual sadness

Synonyms for (adjective) mourning

Synonyms: bereaved, bereft, sorrowing, mourning, grief-stricken, grieving

Definition: sorrowful through loss or deprivation

Usage: bereft of hope

Similar words: sorrowful

Definition: experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss

Usage: sorrowful widows; a sorrowful tale of death and despair; sorrowful news; even in laughter the heart is sorrowful- Proverbs 14:13